J Korean Radiol Soc.  1972 Jun;8(2):123-126. 10.3348/jkrs.1972.8.2.123.

A case of chromophobic pituitary adenoma

Abstract

This is a report of 24-year-old male with chromophobic pituitary adenoma which was confirmedhistopathologically in autopsy. The chromophobic pituitary adenoma is the most common type of pituitary tumor, andelaborates no specific hormone. The effects are simply caused by pressure of the expanding growth. Careful historytaking, physical examination, radiological examination and histopathological study revealed typical chromophobicpituitary adenoma.

Keyword

Brain neoplasms; sella turcica

MeSH Terms

Adenoma
Autopsy
Brain Neoplasms
Humans
Male
Physical Examination
Pituitary Neoplasms*
Sella Turcica
Young Adult
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